Liverpool second, C-NS third at sectional track meet

Both sides earn wins, but F-M claims team AA title

— Liverpool also earned a title in the shot put, where Nick Leedom threw it 49’4 ¾”, nearly a foot better than Rome Free Academy’s Philip Caruso. Leedom’s teammate, Geoffrey Bell, was fifth with 44’10 ¼”.

The Warriors’ Bryson Mayes impressed in the 100-meter dash, taking second (11.12 seconds) to Utica Proctor’s Chris Simmons (10.95 seconds), and getting closer in the 200-meter dash with 22.17 seconds, runner-up to Nottingham’s Tayquon Hightower (22.11 seconds).

C-NS and Liverpool went head-to-head in the 4x100 relay. Mark Broughton, fourth in the 100 and fifth in the 200-meter dash, teamed with Shaughnessy, Avery Yarn and Shawn Webb (who was sixth in the 200) to win in 43.51 seconds as the Warriors’ quartet of Lawes, Rondinello, Steve Fiorello and Ryan Ronk earned second in 44.11 seconds.

Rondinello earned second place in the 400-meter dash in 51.15 seconds, just behind West Genesee’s Luke Potash (50.70 seconds), and he teamed with Ronk, Fiorello and Brockton Barton to get third place in the 4x400 relay in 3:30.74. Nassar, Webb, Christian Oliver and Nathan Hilt put C-NS (3:34.19) in fourth place.

Also for Liverpool, Brandon Horton picked up 2,450 points in the pentathlon, putting him in second place behind Oswego’s Ben Harrington (2,609 points).

Neil Gill had a strong showing for C-NS in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, working his way to second place in 10:13.33, and he also finished sixth (10:24.59) in the 3,200-meter run.

The Northstars had Khalil Stevens and Joel Brousseau tie for third in the high jump, each clearing 6 feet. Bryson Mayes had a fourth-place triple jump of 41’7 ¾”, while teammate Joe Castaldo got sixth in the discus with 118’1”.

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